Scribble

Definition of Scribble

Scrib´ble   Pronunciation: ~b'ld
v. t.1.(Woolen Manuf.) To card coarsely; to run through the scribbling machine.
1.To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.
[imp. & p. p. Scribbled (-b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribbling (-blĭng).]
2.To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing.
v. i.1.To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.
If Mævius scribble in Apollo's spite.
- Pope.
n.1.Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a scrawl; as, a hasty scribble.
Neither did I but vacant seasons spend
In this my scribble.
- Bunyan.

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